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Find more Boice relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 289 less people named Boice in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 1,902 people named Boice in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Boice in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,613 people named Boice were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 471 were children
  • For 827 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 66 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Boice families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most fathers originated from Michigan
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian